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Office Location: BME 4.202E

Sapun Parekh

Assistant Professor

Department Research Area:
Biomedical Imaging and Instrumentation
Molecular, Cellular and Tissue Biomechanics

Research Interests
  • Chemical and nonlinear microscopy
  • Molecular basis of pathology
  • Microscopy instrumentation
  • Molecular physics of biomaterials
  • Mechano-chemical coupling in cancer
Research Focus

Parekh's research focuses on looking at changes in the chemical environment to diagnose and predict specific pathologies and properties in biological tissues. Parekh develops label-free imaging and analytical tools that use nonlinear chemical microscopy to see how they might be applied to diagnose and predict type 2 diabetes and other diseases. 

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